Cable & Telecom

ILECs make forbearance appeal official

OTTAWA – Striking while the reconsideration iron is hot, Canada's incumbent telcos have asked the federal cabinet to refer another telecom decision back to the CRTC for a re-think. As they said they would, Aliant, Telus, SaskTel and Bell Canada today launched their appeal of the Commission's April 6th local forbearance decision, "and to do so in light of the recommendations of the Telecommunications Policy Review Panel, which filed its report in March.The companies filed the petition on May 12th, a year to the day that the CRTC's 2005 decision on VOIP came out – which is a decision that...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.